Resorts

Disney’s Helping Kids Shine Awards $1.5 Million in Grants

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April 10, 2013
Disney’s Helping Kids Shine Awards $1.5 Million in Grants

On March 27, 2013, Disney Cast Members joined Mickey Mouse and his pal Goofy onstage for a very special presentation. The Disney Helping Kids Shine grants program awarded 59 of Central Florida’s most deserving children’s programs, organizations, and school districts more than $1.5 million! “We really want to build great children,” said Nancy Gidusko,...
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BLT – It’s Not Just a Sandwich!

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April 7, 2013
BLT – It’s Not Just a Sandwich!

  Although I’m currently 52 days away from our next cruise on the Disney Fantasy, I find myself equally excited for our trip in the fall; 151 days away.  Although this trip will be shorter than our last trip to Walt Disney World (WDW) I’m still really looking forward to it, and one of...
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I’m Tired Of Standing In Line

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April 6, 2013
I’m Tired Of Standing In Line

Spring and Summer have arrived at Disney and the crowds are growing and the temperatures are rising.  Besides fastpasses and a well put together plan, standing in line is just part of visiting Disney.  If you have not visited or a seasoned veteran, Disney ride lines can have 150-200 minute waits.  So what do you do? The...
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The Scents of Disney!

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April 4, 2013
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Have you ever been out and about minding your own business and then you smell a familiar smell and think to yourself, “I smell Disney”.  Well that often happens to me!  In fact, there are certain scents take you back to a special time or place or bring back a special memory in your...
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Is a Monorail Resort Worth It?

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March 22, 2013
Is a Monorail Resort Worth It?

You’re looking at taking the family to Disney, trying to narrow down the long list of resort options narrowing your list down to one on Disney property.  While looking at the different resorts, you start to wonder if it’s worth spending the extra money on a monorail resort or if you could spend that...
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Some Pretty Amazing Animals

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March 7, 2013
Our very own sea turtle

I’ve never really been a fan of zoos, at least not until Animal Kingdom (AK) came along.  I love AK and the safari is one of my favorites, but today’s article is about a different kind of animal……   Towel animals!  Those incredible creatures that magically appear on your bed nightly on the Disney...
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A Disney Resort for Every Season (of Life)

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March 4, 2013
A Disney Resort for Every Season (of Life)

There was a time I thought I’d never stay anywhere on Disney property other than the Polynesian Resort. It was pretty close to perfection for my husband and me with its coveted spot on the monorail loop, walking path to the Transportation and Ticket Center for our nightly jaunts to Epcot’s World Showcase for...
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A Walk Thru Art of Animation – Finding Nemo Style!

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February 28, 2013
Nemo Artwork at Main Entrance of Resort

Well, the time has come. Today is the final installment in my Walk Thru Art of Animation Series! I hope you enjoyed my previous posts on Cars, The Lion King, and The Little Mermaid! In today’s post, the Finding Nemo section of the resort.             Share
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A Walk Thru Art of Animation – Lion King Style!

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February 14, 2013
The Simba Sign at the Front of the Resort

Today’s post takes you through the Lion King section of the new Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World. If you missed my earlier posts in this series please check out my The Little Mermaid and Cars posts as well. If in the mood to continue your exploration of the Art of Animation...
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